A proper pay rise. The right banding. A shorter working week. That’s what UNISON members want and it’s what NHS staff deserve.

Your next pay rise should be due on 1 April 2024 and if we don’tsee action from the government in time, we must stand ready to respond.  The NHS is in a staffing emergency with over 100,000 vacancies, spiralling workloads and a record patient backlog. You know that meagre pay awards from the government and […]

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Decent NHS pay rise is crucial if both the workforce and the economy are to grow, say health unions

Proper investment in NHS staff is essential for both the UK’s economic success and if there’s to be any hope of filling record staff vacancies, health unions say today (Friday). A new report, compiled on behalf of 14 unions representing more than a million health workers in England, makes clear rebuilding the NHS workforce will […]

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Put pay right and start to solve the NHS’ many problems, says UNISON

A proper pay rise for NHS staff in England this year is essential if there is to be any hope of filling the huge vacancies hole and stopping waiting lists from spiralling, says UNISON today (Friday).   The union – representing ambulance workers, nurses, cleaners, medical secretaries, occupational therapists, porters and a whole host of other […]

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Government must hold NHS pay talks early in the new year, says UNISON

UNISON responds to the government issuing pay review body remit letters Commenting on the government issuing of remits to the pay review bodies today (Wednesday), which effectively start the NHS pay setting process for next year, UNISON acting head of health Helga Pile said: “The government is in danger of ignoring the lessons from last winter’s NHS dispute. […]

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High Court finds strike-breaking legislation unlawful following UNISON case

Mr Justice Linden has today upheld the claims of UNISON and other unions that the government acted unfairly, unlawfully and irrationally.   Employers can no longer use agency staff to fill in for striking workers during industrial action after the High Court ruled that government legislation introduced last year is unlawful, says UNISON today (Thursday). The important […]

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NHS Pay deal 2023

The NHS Staff Council met on 2 May to make a decision on NHS pay. The majority of NHS workers and their unions, including UNISON, voted to accept the pay offer. It has taken months of strike action to force this from the government, but today’s decision means we finally have a deal. UNISON has […]

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ALL MEMBERS PAY CAMPAIGN UPDATE

Industrial action by UNISON members has been suspended as we have now secured an offer from the government on pay. There will be no further industrial action while this offer is consulted on with UNISON members across the country. Make no mistake, this is an enormous step forward in our campaign! Thanks to the efforts […]

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